Spanning Blog

Welcome to our blog featuring thought leadership and best practices on SaaS backup and recovery, data protection and security, DevOps, and regular product updates for Spanning Backup for Office 365, G Suite, and Salesforce.

HIPAA: Check your Backup and Restore Solution

Despite the huge damage of a data breach in terms of cost, reputation, and business losses, backup and recovery systems are currently in use at only 45% of surveyed healthcare organizations, and more than 38% are not planning to use backup and recovery systems at all. Why put yourself and your organization under the looming […]


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2018: The Year of SaaS Data Protection

We’re calling it. We’ve been in the business of backing up your SaaS data for many years now. And while there’s never been a time when cloud-to-cloud backup should not have been a priority, we think that, in 2018, the need for SaaS data backup is more important than ever. So, in addition to being […]


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Are Meltdown and Spectre Security Threats to SaaS Companies Like Spanning?

Everyone is talking about Meltdown and Spectre, and for good reason. SaaS providers are at risk, but we have your back. Here’s what you need to know about your data protected by Spanning Backup, by our Principal Security Engineer Brian Rutledge.     What are Meltdown & Spectre? Meltdown breaks the most fundamental isolation between […]


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Announcing Spanning’s New 2018 Logo

As we’ve evolved over the past seven plus years, so has our visual brand identity.  Our logo has served us well as we’ve grown from an Austin-based tech start-up to what is now a global company supporting three SaaS products. We now have more than 8,100 customers, 1.5 million global users, and data centers in […]


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Countdown to GDPR #2: Privacy by Design and by Default

The deadline for compliance with GDPR is closing in and many of us are grappling with its regulations and their impact. In this blog series, we’re unpacking GDPR’s key provisions and exploring the implications for your compliance and technology teams. We started the series with Countdown to GDPR: The Right to Be Forgotten where we […]


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Spanning 2017 – Year in Review Video

This has been a big year for Spanning. When I look back at 2017, I am proud of how we rose to the challenge of once again becoming a standalone company following our spin-out from Dell EMC in April. The overwhelming support we’ve received from customers, partners, and the industry has been more than rewarding. […]


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[Infographic] Salesforce Community Research: New Findings, Post-Dreamforce 2017

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Salesforce Data Backup and Restore: One New Feature, Many Different Use Cases

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Google Account Recovery: Get Your Data Back the Way it Was in Just a Few Clicks

What if you want your Google account up and running online again, just as it was before the account was lost or deleted? In this case, you’ll want to fully restore the data from the deleted account to an active account, and you’ll need Spanning’s help to do this.

Spanning Backup makes this type of Google account recovery simple. As always, you can complete your backup and recovery goals in just a matter of clicks:


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Alzheimer’s Association

After switching to G Suite from Exchange because of the agility and collaborative capacity afforded by Google software suite, the Alzheimer’s Association had several reasons to look for a backup solution.


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